chicken lame in one leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dandrea, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. dandrea

    dandrea New Egg

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    This weekend I noticed my Barred Rock (about 18 months old) was limping. It has gotten worse and worse, and she can barely use her leg. I took a video of it, and I'll post it at the bottom. I examined her leg and foot and cannot find any obvious breaks or signs of infection anywhere. Any other ideas?



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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It does appear to be painful, I would confine her to a smaller area to see if resting it will improve it, it appears to be a problem in the foot, she could have a fracture in a toe. Let her rest, and see if it improves.
     

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